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10-02-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,279
Posted By Andy_K

Sure. It's gugie.

Sure. It's gugie.
09-29-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,614
Posted By noglider

smontanaro, I can imagine they'll give a 30-lb...

smontanaro, I can imagine they'll give a 30-lb flat-rate box lower priority than most of the rest of the mail. My mail has been working extremely well lately, and I'm in a rural area.

Chr0m0ly,...
08-26-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,001
Posted By due ruote

Inevitably, I would want to ride the one on the...

Inevitably, I would want to ride the one on the bottom.
08-26-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,614
Posted By USAZorro

Update... aceves got the box off in a timely...

Update...

aceves got the box off in a timely manner. Box tracking as of a few minutes ago follows:Tracking History ...
08-20-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,614
Posted By aceves

Alrighty!! BoC has arrived!! Here is the...

Alrighty!! BoC has arrived!!

Here is the box, kinda beat up.
...
08-20-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 725
Posted By The Golden Boy

Maybe this also a part of why old Treks are...

Maybe this also a part of why old Treks are popular- all the catalogs from the good ol days are online thanks to Skip and Vintage Trek.
08-19-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,885
Posted By madpogue

And that depends on WHICH Ishiwata fork. Some...

And that depends on WHICH Ishiwata fork. Some were made with investment cast crowns, and they're safe.
07-31-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By shoota

You sure about that? Color me highly skeptical....

You sure about that? Color me highly skeptical. Nevertheless, you should maximize what ever you can fit in there, it sure makes a big difference on rougher roads.
07-29-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 116,377
Posted By Jmpierce

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1274/img_0765_46ff3e242a036fab42d91b2110abd23a9ec6e9da.jpeg

Posted many times on C&V before but willing to do it again.

My 82 710....
07-29-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By gaucho777

Glad the OP seems to have fixed the skating chain...

Glad the OP seems to have fixed the skating chain issues.

In addition to what's already been said before, I'll offer another potential cause I've experienced for the sake of future...
07-28-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,614
Posted By gugie

Box arrived. Digging the new clear plastic cover:...

Box arrived. Digging the new clear plastic cover:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/50158038902_058f7fd01f_b_8d3d204af1793b038e7ec5cda35f66d94c5eb863.jpg

As usual,...
07-27-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,427
Posted By Drillium Dude

That's a nice, clean job of it :thumb: DD

That's a nice, clean job of it :thumb:

DD
07-27-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,427
Posted By orangeology

done. luckily the surface was all, no internal...

done. luckily the surface was all, no internal fatigue/cracks. did moderate filing & polishing on both sides. i can sleep now.
...
07-27-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,089
Posted By The Golden Boy

Exactly. Not that Eroica is my sort of...

Exactly.

Not that Eroica is my sort of thing exactly- but I take it as an event to celebrate 'doing it the old fashioned way.' And it seems it's got to have people that want to be included, but...
07-27-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By orangeology

while all 'technical' suggestions & insights make...

while all 'technical' suggestions & insights make senses and sound appropriate, let me point out rather a sentimental & spiritual & religious. (aka perhaps useless).
drilling out a track...
07-27-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By abshipp

Looks like you've got a good solution already,...

Looks like you've got a good solution already, but I'll still suggest this for anyone else who has an issue like this or has an undrilled track fork.

Seisakusho Detachable Front Brake Mount...
07-24-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,614
Posted By ascherer

Thanketh

Thanketh
07-22-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,614
Posted By romperrr

Hello! The box is on it's way, tracking say it'll...

Hello! The box is on it's way, tracking say it'll arrive 7/25.
07-21-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 9,084
Posted By sheddle

You're lucky if you can even get paint on a...

You're lucky if you can even get paint on a modern high end bike these days. I swear that matte black carbon is the worst thing to happen to high end road bikes since the press-fit bottom bracket.
07-20-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,452
Posted By gugie

And here I thought RobbieTunes told us you needed...

And here I thought RobbieTunes told us you needed to have a Centurion Ironman to get that kind of attention.
07-18-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 23,528
Posted By trailmix

My wife is 5’7 and rides a 21” ST600, while I am...

My wife is 5’7 and rides a 21” ST600, while I am 5’11 and ride a 23”. Hope this helps.
Depending on your build, you may be a 23 or 25
07-14-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,563
Posted By JohnDThompson

If properly done, brazed-on eyelets should be...

If properly done, brazed-on eyelets should be close enough to strong as integral eyelets as doesn't matter. At Trek, we milled the dropout a little to give more surface area for the joint. A round...
07-14-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,520
Posted By SpeedofLite

Oh no, not that Thor. This Thor (B.C. comic...

Oh no, not that Thor.
This Thor (B.C. comic strip).

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/314x161/bc_thor_0b53d7597f899528a6e9e951065c380fd387ee14.jpg
07-11-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hmmm, maybe something with a 49cc engine on board?

Hmmm, maybe something with a 49cc engine on board?
07-11-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By sd5782

Congrats on your 57 miles. This thread has...

Congrats on your 57 miles. This thread has inspired me too. In the last 40 years I’ve only gotten in a few 20-25 mile distance rides each year along with various shorter ones. Today, I took my new/...
07-11-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 947
Posted By unworthy1

Or spring for that fancy innicycle "adapter" made...

Or spring for that fancy innicycle "adapter" made by joejack951, supposedly will work when you have as little as 27mm of steerer and for a project like this one I think worth the $$. check it out...
07-10-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By cudak888

That V-brake noodle to the RD...let me think...

That V-brake noodle to the RD...let me think about that. I think it just might be genius.

-Kurt
07-09-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,500
Posted By Trakhak

Agreed. Took me a long time to get there, but I...

Agreed. Took me a long time to get there, but I eventually came to the same conclusion.

An additional important factor, I think, is that there's less of a time lag between front and rear wheel...
07-06-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By RobbieTunes

Add people if possible. Same thing, only...

Add people if possible.
Same thing, only different.
07-06-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By bikemig

Yep sure looks the same. But the ST 500 and 400...

Yep sure looks the same. But the ST 500 and 400 in '85 were the same frames I think but the parts were different. If yours came stock with Shimano 600, it's an ST 400. Mine did.
07-06-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By Sedgemop

Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
07-05-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By Salamandrine

The bike doesn't really matter that much, but you...

The bike doesn't really matter that much, but you know that. Of the ones you mention, I'd probably go with the Raleigh International. Because I like them. The Cannondale might be good. I did plenty...
07-05-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By thinktubes

Fit tubeset that eats up road shock ...

Fit

tubeset that eats up road shock

gearing for the terrain or wind

2 water bottle mounts
07-05-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By droppedandlost

Certainly water too, but I was referring to...

Certainly water too, but I was referring to salt/electrolytes. Years ago, I got back from a 30 mile ride and my wife asked why I wore so much sun screen. I didn't have any on, it was a layer of salt...
07-05-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,221
Posted By rccardr

Fit. Fit. Fit. Fit. Then... Fitness. ...

Fit.
Fit.
Fit.
Fit.
Then...
Fitness.
That is all.
07-05-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By texasclarks

I am the Dad! I am so pleased to get him into...

I am the Dad! I am so pleased to get him into riding. I moved away from steel many years ago and want to move back myself. Having a son interested in riding as a form of improving his health is a...
07-03-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/54201207/i...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/54201207/itll-buff-out.jpg
07-01-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By orcas island

^ I see the distinction!

^ I see the distinction!
06-25-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Classtime

I think you’re riding faster on the Miyata so...

I think you’re riding faster on the Miyata so nobody notices that stem. 😉1 mile per hour faster is pretty significant on the same course At those speeds. How do you measure your effort? And one last...
06-19-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By AeroGut

that was normal for sport touring bikes. The...

that was normal for sport touring bikes. The eyelets are intended for fenders or lightweight racks that attached to the brake bolt. Not intended for a heavier rack that would attach to the seat...
06-17-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By Charles Wahl

Great frame -- horrifying chain stay. It's a good...

Great frame -- horrifying chain stay. It's a good thing the frame found you.
06-17-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By madpogue

^^^ Depends on the shape of the OP's brakes....

^^^ Depends on the shape of the OP's brakes. Those Cane Creek hoods fit great on earlier '80s levers, but the later Shimano levers had a taper, and weren't as "long" front to back. Hard to tell from...
06-16-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By ctak

Is 82cm your inseam or PBH? ...

Is 82cm your inseam or PBH?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yxZkHpAB4g&feature=emb_title

A 55cm or larger frame would offer a more upright riding position, what with the longer headtube...
06-16-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By The Golden Boy

I’m surprised to not see the obvious comment: ...

I’m surprised to not see the obvious comment: Everybody’s rear is different-

What’s a comfy saddle that disappears under one person is an ass-hatchet to another.

I’ve had good luck with...
06-12-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,987
Posted By J.Higgins

Best answer in the thread. :thumb:

Best answer in the thread. :thumb:
06-10-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,844
Posted By dddd

Just because the ano layer is worn off doesn't...

Just because the ano layer is worn off doesn't mean the rims are "weak".

I've continued using such rims for years, I looked forward to the loss of the ano layer on the brake tracks!

The brake...
06-10-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,844
Posted By SurferRosa

67tony could tell ya what to do... First...

67tony could tell ya what to do...

First wheel build... (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1203214-first-wheel-build-first-problem.html)

:thumb:
06-05-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Velo Mule

Thanks, I enjoyed that.

Thanks, I enjoyed that.
06-05-20, 06:17 PM
06-05-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By noglider

Meet the Maker - Reynolds Technology

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5473DF9rI0
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